A Music Conductor’s public presence through centuries have brought them face to face with challenging situations that that called for constant search for new concepts of leadership.
Music and Leadership is addressed to business leaders and managers, using music as a metaphor for solving key business issues: leadership, teamwork, personal development, cultural diversity.
Music and business, are both global forces, transcending language, national and religious boundaries. The world of music provides many examples of leadership and of people working together to create great achievements. Executives and musicians face common issues at their workplace, in dealing with teamwork, change, achieving performance value, competing to succeed. Music and musicians offer unique insights – how to listen, communicate and cooperate with others, use their imagination, create or solve problems. As American conductor Leonard Bernstein pointed out the importance of "interdisciplinary values", saying "that the best way to 'know' a thing is in the context of another discipline."
By looking into the work of the conductor and orchestra, the string quartet, music composition, Music & Leadership offers the executive a new way of thinking about business –a new platform for discussion on key business issues.